TITLE

BORN LOST: STATELESS CHILDREN IN INTERNATIONAL SURROGACY ARRANGEMENTS

AUTHOR(S)
Tina Lin
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Cardozo Journal of International & Comparative Law;Winter2013, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p545
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the lack of harmonization in the international surrogacy laws which do not let the surrogate children to be the citizen of any country as defined by Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). It mentions that surrogacy is the process of carrying and delivering a child for another person. It discusses the ethical concerns raised by surrogacy which include the surrogate woman's rights over her body, preservation of human dignity, and commodification of children. It categorizes the surrogacy laws which include law is completely silent on surrogacy and its legality is undetermined, commercial and altruistic surrogacy contracts are prohibited and all forms of surrogacy are permitted.
ACCESSION #
89178260

 

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